Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Sovel's Auto Service

August 25, 2019

Hello Novi! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace them more o... More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Novi, Michigan

August 18, 2019

The median age for cars in the Novi, Michigan area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Sovel's Auto Service we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Novi area, bring it into Sovel's Auto Service for high-mileage maint... More

Automotive Tips from Sovel's Auto Service: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

August 11, 2019

The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Sovel's Auto Service we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should always be ... More

Automotive Tips from Sovel's Auto Service: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

August 4, 2019

The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Novi drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more expensiv... More